On the 12th of May 2021, an interview with Mr Philippe Varone, the President of Sion, was broadcasted by the Swiss RTS TV channel. Mr Varone discussed joining of the Sion Replicator site to the AVENUE project and the future collaboration plans in this project
On the 22nd of April 2021 Prof. Dimitri Konstantas (AVENUE Coordinator) has presented the AVENUE project results at the third European Conference on Connected and Automated Driving (EUCAD 2021). The presentation was titled “Deployment of public transportation services with autonomous vehicles: Lessons learnt from the Belle-Idée site”
Furthermore, the AVENUE consortium has also organized a virtual exhibition stand presenting various results of the project.
The AVENUE Project is proud to announce the first world-wide deployment of on-demand, door-to-door Automated Shuttles for public transport services from TPG at the Geneva University Hospitals (HUG) Belle-Idée site with 78 virtual stops and 100% operator free
Marc Chatelain (TPG) was invited to Radio Lac Podcast to discuss EU’s Horizon 2020 AVENUE project and the Belle-Idée demonstrator site deployment.
Interview fragment about the AVENUE projectSource: https://radiolac.ch/podcasts/carrefours-23032021-1434-145046/
Interview fragment about the Belle-Idée demonstrator siteSource: https://radiolac.ch/podcasts/carrefours-23032021-1444-150953/
Are we vulnerable to petty crimes in autonomous shuttles? Check the demonstration of the in-vehicle services providing advanced security and trust developed by H2020 AVENUE partner CERTH-ITI here:
Our autonomous public transport shuttles on-demand, door-to-door service at the Belle-Idee demonstrator site is almost ready for full deployment!
Check out the Transports Publics Genevois (TPG) live demo presented at the H2020 AVENUE project general meeting here:
Meet Melissa, a Transports Publics Genevois (TPG) operator in Geneva and learn about her experience with the operation of the deployed autonomous shuttles in her city.
Demonstrator & Replicator sites
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Prof. Dimitri KONSTANTAS
Information Science Institute – Director
AVENUE projet Coordinator
Uni Battelle – Office 236
Univercity Of Geneva
Route de Drize 7
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under grant agreement no 769033.